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Food and Health
Researchers say that vitamin B1 (thiamine) deficiency in infants adversely affects their motor functioning when they are preschoolers.
A new study has suggested that there is a decreased risk of cancer with more vitamin D.
In a meta - analysis of 17 studies, it was found that patients which carry Herpes virus type 1 and type 2 are at high risk of developing Atherosclesosis, which is a disease of the heart arteries characterized by the deposition of fatty material on their inner walls.
Guinness is a world famous Irish beer that is perhaps one of the most popular drinks in the world on St. Patrick’s Day. News that there are a considerable number of health benefits to Guinness has many beer drinkers feeling good.
Before you get in the car to go veggie shopping, remember to keep these things in mind.
Baycrest scientists associated with the University of Toronto have published a Canadian Brain Health Food Guide. The primary mission of this publication is to help adults who are over 50 years old preserve their thinking and memory skills as they grow older.
Avoid using antibiotics with these 3 foods that can prevent and manage antibiotic -acquired childhood asthma
The best way to avoid using antibiotics too often, is to have a strong immunity. But, many of us do not have the knowledge on what we should consume food wise or give our children in order to keep strong. So, more often than not, we end up resorting to antibiotics to fight infections and inflammations. However, there has been extensive research pointing to the fact that exposure to at least one course of antibiotics in the first year of life, increases the chances of childhood asthma, which may persist through out adult life.
Researchers say a probiotic called lactobacillus which is found in yogurt can help to reverse symptoms of depression in mice. They are now planning to investigate if lactobacillus can help treat depression in people.
Researchers say many deaths from diabetes, heart disease and stroke are associated with diet. It is therefore necessary for those afflicted with these conditions to have optimal nutrition to prolong their lives.
Toxoplasmosis infection has been linked with many neurological disorders and is the leading cause of death attributed to foodborne illness in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control. A recent study on the global burden of latent toxoplasmosis infection, found that this parasitical disease is becoming a global health hazard, as it infects 30–50% of the world human population.
Physicians have analyzed food trends and have published a dietary prescription for achieving optimal heart health.
Fish and fish oils are thought to help relieve symptoms associated with rheumatoid arthritis, but what if you don’t eat fish due to beliefs or allergies? A new study finds DHA from algae may be of help.
The American Institute for Cancer Research estimates that close to one in three common cancers in the US can be prevented through lifestyle change.
Researchers have found sugars which pass through breast milk can cause babies to be overweight. Breast feeding mothers should be careful about their consumption of sugar in order to protect their babies from gaining too much weight.
You think you're doing the right thing by choosing healthier alternatives to popular mainstream products. But somehow they get tainted too. If you regularly enjoy SoyNut, you might want to stay away for a few weeks.
Researchers say that using Twitter may help to increase reporting of food-poisoning.
Researchers say that mercury which is in fish may be associated with an increased risk of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). It's therefore a good idea to cut down on fish which have a high mercury content such as swordfish and shark.
White spots on the teeth are an indication of loss of mineral content from the surface of your teeth also known as enamel. But in order to get rid of white spots on teeth naturally, there are two main things that must be understood:
Researchers say they have determined there is a "tipping point" which is linked to Alzheimer’s disease.
Early birds are more like to make healthy diet choices, and thus are less likely to be overweight.
Those affected by Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease or COPD may want to include certain fruits and vegetables into their daily diet.
Researchers say a micronutrient which is found in soy may have a significant heart protective benefit.
12 weeks in a vegetarian diet improves bowel habits, reduces stress and increases nutritional status
We have all heard that you are what you eat, and that a balanced diet with less fat, less processed food and more vegetables, is best. But now, there is real basis to affirm that a vegetarian diet is indeed better for a person’s overall health.
There is an association between eating fish that is high in omega-3 fatty acids and better cognition.
Fiber from whole grains, fruits and vegetables protect against colon cancer in more ways than one.